Seminar- Cartography and Geovisualization

Students will understand and implement principles of good design in cartography along with understanding the human vision and how it influences perception and cognition. The course will also cover the scope of contemporary thematic cartography and web mapping. Students will gain hands-on experience in designing and improving web-based maps.
In this course, students will:
- Learn the fundamentals of cartography and map design
- Become familiar with using open source tools to improve the visual quality of web-based and other maps
- Create maps through independent design and exploration

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Geography
Number: 
GEOGRAPH 693A
Semester: 
Spring 2021
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 2, 2020 to Friday, February 12, 2021